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  • Contains 2 Product(s)

    The Family Wellness Speaker Series are virtual presentation on the topic of family support by experts in the fields. These monthly sessions are free and will take place from May to September 2024. The audience is agency representatives interested in supporting the families of their officers. The funder is Motorola Solutions Foundation.

    The Family Wellness Speaker Series are virtual presentation on the topic of family support by experts in the fields. These monthly sessions are free and will take place from May 2024 to September 2024. The topic for this session is suicide prevention. The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts. The speaker for this session is Dr. Edward Keane, a police psychologist with the Danbury (CT) Police Department) and the co-chair of the Suicide Prevention working group for the IACP Officer Safety and Organization Wellness Section.

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    This project seeks to establish or enhance victim services programs in criminal justice agencies in order to couple law enforcement-based services with community-based program partnerships to serve the broader needs and rights of all crime victims.

    Target Audience: Law Enforcement-Based Victim Services Personnel, Victim Services Supervisors, and Sworn Leadership

    Overall Objective: This project seeks to establish or enhance victim services programs in criminal justice agencies in order to couple law enforcement-based services with community-based program partnerships to serve the broader needs and rights of all crime victims.

    Project Funding Provided by: The Office for Victims of Crime

    Includes: A series of webinars discussing foundational elements of law enforcement-based victim services program development. Sample topics include but are not limited to: victims’ rights, program development, documentation standards, developing partnerships, and program sustainability.

    Please direct any specific questions or comments to LEVproject@theiacp.org

    For more information on Law Enforcement-Based Victim Services click here.

    Emily Burton

    Project Manager

    IACP



    Heather Dooley

    Project Manager

    IACP

    McKallen Leonard

    Project Manager

    IACP

    Morgana Yellen

    Project Coordinator

    IACP

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    During this session, we will share strategies and approaches for maintaining family support and wellness through generational shifts, where a divide can develop between officers who are close to retirement and newer officers. Agencies should consider different generational needs as they develop their family programming.

    During this session, we will share strategies and approaches for maintaining family support and wellness through generational shifts, where a divide can develop between officers who are close to retirement and newer officers. Agencies should consider different generational needs as they develop their family programming.  The speakers for this session are Captain Heather Massey and Police Administrative Assistant Stephanie Smith with the Liberty (MO) Police Department. They are are essential members of their agency’s wellness programming who have been proactive in creating innovative approaches to increase family engagement within their agency  

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    Matt Langer, IACP Global Policing Director, provides thought provoking comments and inspiration for enforcement officers and agents tasked with road policing and traffic safety.

    Matt Langer, IACP Global Policing Director, provides thought provoking comments and inspiration for enforcement officers and agents tasked with road policing and traffic safety. He highlights personal experience from his policing career with emphasis on the vital role of roadside enforcement in a safe systems approach to reducing traffic fatalities. Lastly, he underscores the need for professionalism, accountability, and a focus on the mission of making roads safer, encouraging the traffic agents to use resources from the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

    Matt Langer

    Director of Global Policing

    International Association of Chiefs of Police

    Matt Langer joined the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as the Director of Global Policing on April 8, 2024. Prior to this role, Matt served for 25 years with the Minnesota State Patrol. He held a variety of roles over his career including road patrol Trooper, crash reconstruction specialist, Lieutenant of fleet and asset management, public information officer, Staff Captain overseeing homeland security and traffic safety grants, Major of metropolitan operations, Lieutenant Colonel/Assistant Chief for three years, and served for 10 years as the Colonel/Chief of the State Patrol.

    During his tenure as Chief, he oversaw significant projects such as the deployment of body worn cameras, cultural change related to vehicle pursuit policy and training, alignment of agency activity with data-driven approaches to reduce traffic fatalities while also garnering public and legislative support, and the steady growth of budgets to support the mission of the organization across the State of Minnesota. Leading through the COVID-19 pandemic and the remarkable challenges in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death presented opportunity for organizational learning on many levels.
    Matt has been active with the IACP for many years. He served on the Board of Directors, as General Chair of the State and Provincial Policing Division, and as Chair of the Roadway Safety Committee. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice and a Masters Degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration. As a lifelong learner, he has taken part in many executive level training programs. Matt is active in his local church, serves on boards, and is humbled by the many awards he has received for his contributions to policing in Minnesota and the traffic safety mission.

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    The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts.

    The topic for this session is suicide prevention. The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts. The speaker for this session is Dr. Edward Keane, a police psychologist with the Danbury (CT) Police Department) and the co-chair of the Suicide Prevention working group for the IACP Officer Safety and Organization Wellness Section.

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    The 2024 Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium is for public safety professionals to learn from experts in the field about resources and best practices when developing comprehensive officer safety and wellness strategies. Virtual registration for the 2024 OSW Symposium will give you access to three live-streamed general sessions (March 1-3, 2024) and dozens of pre-recorded workshops only available through IACPlearn. All workshops listed in the educational program will be available virtually, unless indicated otherwise, and will be accessible on-demand to view at your leisure. Virtual attendees will learn about building resilience, financial wellness, injury prevention, peer support programs, physical fitness, proper nutrition, sleep deprivation, stress, mindfulness, suicide prevention, and more.

    The Officer Safety and Wellness Virtual Conference is for public safety professionals to learn from experts in the field about resources and best practices when developing comprehensive officer safety and wellness strategies. Virtual registration for the 2024 Officer Safety and Wellness will give you access to three live-streamed general sessions (March 1-3, 2024) and dozens of pre-recorded workshops only available through IACPlearn. All workshops listed in the educational program will be available virtually, unless indicated otherwise, and will be accessible on-demand to view at your leisure. Virtual attendees will learn about building resilience, financial wellness, injury prevention, peer support programs, physical fitness, proper nutrition, sleep deprivation, stress, mindfulness, suicide prevention, and more. 

    If you encounter any issues, please contact us at: 

    learn@theiacp.org

    800-THE-IACP

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    This session explores the growth that can come from difficult times and challenging situations. Presenters will introduce the concept of post-traumatic growth and how finding meaning from experiences can be protective and strengthening for resilience and overall mental health and wellness.

    Presentation Description: In life and work, the challenges will keep coming. This session explores the growth that can come from difficult times and challenging situations. Presenters will introduce the concept of post-traumatic growth and how finding meaning from experiences can be protective and strengthening for resilience and overall mental health and wellness.

    • Upon completion, participants will be able to understand what happens to your neurological, physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual health when you listen to traumatic stories day after day by exploring the characteristics of post-traumatic growth and vicarious trauma.
    • Upon completion, participants will be able to safeguard well-being by examining how meaning-making can be used as a powerful protective factor.
    • Upon completion, participants will be able to recognize the characteristics of growth including greater appreciation of life, sense of increased personal strength, and the sense for greater possibilities.

    Anthony Maez

    Deputy Commander

    The Innocent Justice Foundation

    Anthony Maez, BS is a recognized national trainer and lecturer in various areas of law enforcement. He has provided extensive training on violent crime investigations, technology used to stalk, internet crimes against children, and human trafficking investigations. Drawing on his vast knowledge, he authored several investigative guides for law enforcement and prosecutors in these critical subjects.

    Beth Medina

    CEO/Program Director

    The Innocent Justice Foundation

    Beth Medina, MFT serves as the CEO/Program Director at The Innocent Justice Foundation where she works in collaboration with the SHIFT and HART teams and provides oversight for the programs. Beth has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit, education and mental health fields. She is an International speaker, trainer and advocate on topics related to trauma recovery and mental health and wellness. She holds a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a B.A. in Political Science/History.

    Anthony M. Maez is a Deputy Commander with the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) and former Special Agent in Charge with the Office of New Mexico Attorney General and the Commander of the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and Human Trafficking Task Forces. Anthony has been in law enforcement in New Mexico for over 34 years. Anthony trains and consults nationally and internationally for the Innocent Justice Foundation, Supporting Heroes in Mental Health Foundational Training (SHIFT). He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University.
  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    This presentation will focus on what a suicidal person thinks and feels, to allow for a peer to emotionally validate them. Most importantly, this presentation will tell attendees how to identify suicidal ideations, intents, and plans and, regardless of your role, how to convey to the suicidal individual that they should be addressing these thoughts. Furthermore, discussing what the suicidal individual should do and what a peer should tell the suicidal individual to do. The presenter will model what to say and how to say it.

    Presentation Description: This presentation will focus on what a suicidal person thinks and feels, to allow for a peer to emotionally validate them. Most importantly, this presentation will tell attendees how to identify suicidal ideations, intents, and plans and, regardless of your role, how to convey to the suicidal individual that they should be addressing these thoughts. Furthermore, discussing what the suicidal individual should do and what a peer should tell the suicidal individual to do. The presenter will model what to say and how to say it.

    • to articulate how suicidal persons should view their suicidal thoughts, and how you should tell them to view their suicidal thoughts
    • to identify 3 immediate and evidenced-based skills that a suicidal person can implement when acute distress spikes
    • to identify 3 things you can say to emotionally validate the suicidal person

    Stephanie Barone McKenny, PhD

    Police Psychologist, Los Angeles, California, Police Department

    Dr. Stephanie Barone McKenny is an LAPD police psychologist who provides consultation to several elite units including SWAT, Air Support Division, and undercover agents. She has worked with law enforcement personnel at the international, national, state, county, and local levels.  Dr. McKenny is also a Diplomate in Sports Psychology, a Nationally Certified Sports Psychologist, a Certified Trauma Professional, and she is Certified in Integrative Medicine for holistic health (mind-body-spirit).  

  • Contains 1 Component(s)

    Improving officer safety and wellness starts with leadership and organizational culture change, as well as encouragement to seek out and receive help. With this focus, law enforcement can improve outcomes in their approaches to responding to those who are having a mental health crisis.

    Presentation Description: Suicide is a significant public health problem and eliminating veteran suicide is a top Veterans Affairs (VA) priority. The VA has many initiatives that target veterans who are in high-risk populations, to include law enforcement. Many officers who are military veterans are at higher risk for suicide due to multiple identities and other factors. The VA Suicide Prevention Office has partnered with the VA Police Service to address officer health and wellness. Improving officer safety and wellness starts with leadership and organizational culture change, as well as encouragement to seek out and receive help. With this focus, law enforcement can improve outcomes in their approaches to responding to those who are having a mental health crisis.

    • Upon completion, participants will describe what the VA is currently doing to identify suicide prevention as a public health crisis and eliminating suicide among Veterans, many who are in law enforcement positions.
    • Upon completion, participants will understand what and how the VA is working to improve outcomes when responding to Veterans having a mental health crisis.
    • Upon completion, participants will learn strategies for improving organizational culture to better address officer safety and wellness.

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    This presentation will discuss how the expansion of police training related to de-escalation and crisis intervention response has helped to improve officers' skills and communications in the community. Specifically, as administrators of the Peer Support and the Hostage Negotiations Teams, presenters have learned that there are shared skills among these personnel that are crucial to their success.

    Presentation Description: This presentation will discuss how the expansion of police training related to de-escalation and crisis intervention response has helped to improve officers' skills and communications in the community. Specifically, as administrators of the Peer Support and the Hostage Negotiations Teams, presenters have learned that there are shared skills among these personnel that are crucial to their success. These skills include empathy, active listening, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness. Though not everyone will meet these qualifications, it is essential that these skills are identified and enhanced. Presenters will share examples of techniques that can assist in selecting and training a peer team.

    • Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the best practices in research and training related to de-escalation and crisis intervention within your department's peer support program as well as in the community.
    • Upon completion, participants will be able to describe the five essential skills needed for an effective peer support team member.
    • Upon completion, participants will be able to conduct techniques that can be used when assessing if an individual has the skills needed to be an effective peer support team member.